Eric Gordon scored nine of his 20 points during a decisive late run, leading Indiana past Minnesota 69-55 in D.J. White's final home game.
D.J. White had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Lance Stemler hit a crucial 3-pointer to lift the ninth-ranked Hoosiers to a 65-60 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night.
The Big Ten has some teams rebuilding at the bottom, but Michigan State, Indiana and Wisconsin have established themselves as the league's very best, writes Reggie Rankin.
Now that Indiana is accustomed to Kelvin Sampson and Kelvin Sampson has D.J. White and Eric Gordon at his disposal, the rest of the Big Ten should watch out, writes Jeff Shelman.